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Our Solar System
Using Models
Setting the Scene
Our Solar System
Moving Earth
Using Models
Because I Said So!
Is Pluto A Planet?
Mission To Pluto
Putting It All together

Lesson 2. This lesson, together with Our Solar System, builds on previous understanding from Key Stage 2 and can be used to establish what pupils do understand and what misconceptions they hold. It is an opportunity for teaching aspects of 'The Solar System and beyond' from the Key Stage 3 programme of study, which needs to be accessed before moving onto the following activities.

Lesson Plan


Teacher Notes




Example Concept Map

Card Sort Game


Loop Game


A Day To Remember


Phases Of The Moon

Space Glossary    

ATSR Animation


Earth Orbit

Moon Orbit   Phases Of The Moon
Seasons Animation    
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